Surgery Might Be Necessary for Treating an Impacted Wisdom Tooth

As your child reaches their adolescent years most of their primary teeth should have been replaced by the 32 permanent teeth that will need to last them throughout their adult life. This is also the point when wisdom teeth attempt to erupt from the periodontal tissues at the back of the mouth. This often causes… Read more »

A Tooth Might Need to Be Extracted

Overcrowding with your child’s teeth can lead to several different problems. Not only can it affect the alignment of the other teeth in their dentition, it can also increase their chances of suffering chips, fractures, and dental attrition complications on the corresponding teeth in their bite pattern. In a severe case, Dr. might recommend extracting… Read more »

A Dental Implant Is One of the Most Effective Methods for Replacing a Missing Tooth

When a tooth is lost to untreated tooth decay or dental avulsion it can do more than impede your ability to efficiently bite and chew food. If the tooth was in the front of your mouth it can also alter your speech and the appearance of your smile. Even if you learn to live with… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Teen’s Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom tooth extractions are performed frequently around the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s a treatment you should take lightly. So, if your teen is undergoing this treatment, please remember to do all you can to help them (and yourself) prepare for it. To help you do so, Dr. , has some recommendations for you…. Read more »

A Surgery Might Be Needed to Treat Advanced Periodontal Disease

If you forgo having gingivitis treated the inflammation in your gums can lead to more serious periodontal health problems. In the time it could develop into the severe periodontal infection which is known as periodontitis. As this happens your gum tissues can slowly start to pull back from your teeth, as small pockets of infection… Read more »

Oral Surgery Do’s

If you have treated your smile with a surgical treatment, then it’s very important to recover properly. If you don’t recover properly, you can suffer consequences that are quite inconvenient and troublesome. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you recover after oral surgery by telling you all the things you should do. Those… Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Enhance Your Oral Function

Many patients who have lost teeth find dental implants to be highly effective options for tooth replacement for patients who have lost teeth to fill empty spaces in their smiles. Dental implants create a very strong bond with the jawbone so that they can feel like natural teeth and avoid the occurrence of loose artificial… Read more »

How Can I Avoid Periodontal Disease?

If you want a healthy and strong smile and oral health, then you need to keep major dental issues at bay. One of the dental issues to avoid is periodontal disease, which is also known as gum disease. This disease is very dangerous because it can severely harm your gums and even result in loose… Read more »

If You Have an Impacted Wisdom Tooth, It Might Need Surgical Extraction

Most people lack sufficient space in the back of their mouth to accommodate the full complement of wisdom teeth. This can often cause a wisdom tooth to become trapped, turned at an unnatural angle, or otherwise impacted. When this happens, it can cause significant pressure, discomfort, and pain. Even if you choose to endure the… Read more »

A Severe Cavity Can Cause a Dangerous Abscess in Your Gums

When a small cavity afflicts one of your teeth the bacterial presence can spread quickly. If you forgo treatment at Dr. ’s dental office in , the tooth decay can spread deep into the tooth. When bacteria gain access to the pulp and root of the tooth, they can cause a significant toothache. In time,… Read more »